08 July 2014

49er European Championship video; 2017 America's Cup, San Diego or Bermuda?

49er European Championship video above
All of the worlds best skiff sailors are in Helsinki Finland for the second most important event of the season. (July 8, 2014) more info: http://49er.org/event/2014-european-championship/

Chicago out of running for 2017 America's Cup - chicagotribune.com: "Two cites have been notified they still are in the running to host the 2017 America’s Cup regatta, but Chicago isn’t one of them. San Diego and Bermuda have been shortlisted to host the event, America’s Cup organizers announced Tuesday. Cup officials visited Chicago in February and again in May to scout Lake Michigan as a potential course, naming the city one of three finalists to host the 2017 event. Now it appears likely the city [Chicago] will host America’s Cup World Series races [a series of preliminary races] in 2015 and 2016.... "

Sailing for the Asiad gold
The Star Online
Mohd Faizal Norizan-Ahmad Shukri Aziz won the the men's 420 class at the Asian Sailing Championships in Incheon, South Korea. — filepic.

Young sailors learn the ropes in yacht club classes
Shore News Today
Sea Isle City Yacht Club is offering sailing lessons again this summer until Aug. 11. / Lauren Dickey While sailing may look blissfully carefree, learning ...

Telegramme Group acquires majority stake in leading professional sailing events company OC Sport
My Sailing
In the last ten years, OC Sport has become a global sports marketing and events company specialising in professional sailing at both event and team ...

First edition of World Cruising Club's new rally sets sail to discover Europe's "east sea"
My Sailing
In fact, ARC Baltic will be something of a reunion for some of the fleet, with no less than five boats from ARC 2011 sailing in the rally, including lead ...

Arkadiy Kistanov moves ahead after tricky second day at Finn Silver Cup
My Sailing
Only one race was sailed as the breeze faded during the race and eventually switched off after the first boats finished. Nenad Bugarin (CRO) is up to ...

Yale plans to expand sailing center under fire in Branford
New Haven Register
Yale University is looking for permission to expand its sailing center, at right, but is facing criticism from neighbors, who have posted fliers like the one ...

SAILING: Wind conditions disrupt first day of F18 World Championship in Bangor
Belfast Newsletter
Tricky wind conditions impacted on the opening day of the F18 World Championship in Bangor. Hosts Ballyholme Yacht Club woke up to champagne ...

Morecambe Sailing Club's Metcalfe on winning streak
The Visitor
Dave Metcalfe's Streaker dinghy lived up to its name for the third week running taking first place in all three Morecambe Sailing Club races on Sunday, ...

Will Oxley to navigate Team Alvimedica in Volvo Ocean Race
My Sailing
Their recruitment confirms Team Alvimedica's ambition to use a young crew of sailorssince all are in their 20s or early 30s with the exception of the ...

French sailor Laurent Pagès joins Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
[Source: Team Brunel] With the arrival of Volvo Ocean Race veteran Laurent Pagès, Bouwe Bekking has completed his team. Previously, Pagès sailed ...

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